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1946, 11:20pm: William S. Hart, 81, dies at L.A.'s California Lutheran Hospital, leaving his Newhall home and 80-acre estate to L.A. County and his Hollywood home to L.A. City [story]
Hart dies


COUNTY NEWS ARCHIVE
County Releases $207M to Fund Permanent Supportive Housing
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

In partnership with the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health, the Community Development Commission/Housing Authority of the County of Los Angeles released its highly anticipated $207 million “No Place Like Home” Notice of Funding Availability. In 2016, Governor Jerry Brown signed...

May 6: ‘House LA’ Showcase for Landlords Who Rent to Previously Homeless Tenants
Monday, Apr 29, 2019

HouseLA, an event to inform Los Angeles County property owners about the benefits of providing housing to individuals and families who are experiencing homelessness, is set for Los Angeles Valley College in Van Nuys on Monday, May 6, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Property owners throughout the county interested...

Supes OK County Mobile Home Program for Homeless
Friday, Apr 26, 2019

Los Angeles County supervisors agreed on a plan this week to try to put mobile homes within reach of the homeless. On Tuesday, the county Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion to pursue such a plan, calling it the County Mobile Home Program. The hope is to close the gap between owning a...

LA County: Affordable Housing Strategy Yields 3,300 New Units
Wednesday, Jun 6, 2018

By putting in a down payment of $182 million, Los Angeles County has leveraged $1.7 billion in public and private funds towards the construction of 3,362 affordable apartments over the last five years, two-thirds of which were reserved for people struggling with homelessness, mental illness and physical...

May 29: LA County Board of Supervisors Meeting
Friday, May 25, 2018

The next meeting of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is set for Tuesday, May 29, starting at 1 p.m. The meeting will be streamed live [here]. Among the agenda highlights: Supervisors Ridley-Thomas and Barger are set to authorize the Community Development Commission to accept the allocation...

County Awarded Largest Veteran Housing Voucher Allocation in USA
Monday, Apr 9, 2018

Los Angeles County’s Community Development Commission/Housing Authority will receive 600 of the 5,211 Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing vouchers available nationwide for Federal Fiscal Year 2017. This HUD-VASH award, approved by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Department...

LA County, City Team to House Homeless Veterans, Special Needs Households
Friday, Feb 16, 2018

The Los Angeles County Community Development Commission has earmarked $1.5 million in Affordable Housing Trust Funds for construction and financing of Six Four Nine Lofts, a supportive housing development for homeless military veterans and special-needs households on L.A.’s Skid Row. Officials...

County Launches Court-Referred Community Service Program
Friday, Dec 22, 2017

The Community Development Commission of the County of Los Angeles negotiated and executed a three-year funding agreement with the Countywide Criminal Justice Coordination Committee to implement the Court-Referred Community Service Program at the Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles. Community...

Annual County Event Brings Holiday Cheer to Low-Income Families
Thursday, Dec 21, 2017

Los Angeles – Each year, the Community Development Commission (CDC) and Housing Authority of the County of Los Angeles (HACoLA) enlist the help of local partners, staff, and volunteers to help make the holidays a little merrier for hundreds of Los Angeles County residents. The Community Resource...

County Community Development Commission Marks 35th Anniversary
Friday, Dec 15, 2017

Over the last 35 years, the Community Development Commission of the county of Los Angeles has dedicated itself to advancing its core program areas: affordable housing and housing, community and economic development. In 1982, the county Board of Supervisors merged three entities – the Housing Authority...

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1946, 11:20pm: William S. Hart, 81, dies at L.A.'s California Lutheran Hospital, leaving his Newhall home and 80-acre estate to L.A. County and his Hollywood home to L.A. City [story]
Hart dies
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 5 new deaths and 172 new cases of COVID-19, with 28,144 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 28,144; L.A. County Cases Among Pregnant Women Drop
Varun Ramanan, a freshman at Academy of the Canyons, is hosting a virtual talent show Saturday, July 24, from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. to help raise funds for India's COVID-19 relief efforts.
AOC Freshman Hosting Virtual Talent Show Benefiting India’s COVID-19 Relief
Los Angeles County Public Works was lauded this week for outstanding work in civil engineering and public infrastructure, including the Bouquet Canyon Road project, from local branches of the American Society of Civil Engineers and American Public Works Association.
L.A. County Recognized for Civil Engineering, Bouquet Canyon Road Project
Beginning Saturday, July 3, residents can once again board Santa Clarita Transit’s Summer Beach Bus to travel to Santa Monica on Saturdays and Sundays.
Santa Clarita Transit’s Summer Beach Bus Returns July 3
The Trinity Classical Knights (15-4) are the new 5-A state champions after defeating the San Fernando Tigers (10-1), 49-33 Saturday night in San Fernando.
Trinity Girls Basketball Brings Home State Championship
A big-rig fire that broke out late Tuesday morning spread to nearby brush on the side of northbound lanes on Interstate 5.
Big-Rig Fire Spreads to Brush, Snarls I-5 Traffic
1972 - Vasquez Rocks added to National Register of Historic Places [list]
Vasquez Rocks
On Monday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed three new deaths and 124 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 28,130 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: County Explains Current Cal/OSHA Workplace Guidance; 28,130 Total SCV Cases
Nine College of the Canyons fire technology students have received $1,000 scholarships from Edison International to cover tuition, books and school-related fees.
Edison Awards Fire Technology Scholarships to COC Students
Three additional Pitchess Detention Center inmates were transported to the hospital following suspected drug-related overdoses Monday.
Three More Overdoses Reported at Pitchess Detention Center
The Department of Motor Vehicles announced it is offering eligible Californians a free REAL ID upgrade for a limited time for anyone who received a driver's license or identification card during the pandemic.
DMV Offers Free REAL ID Upgrade for Eligible Californians
The California Highway Patrol is partnering with 11 other highway patrols, state patrols and state police agencies for the Western States Traffic Safety Coalition traffic safety campaign beginning Friday, giving motorists “a dozen reasons not to speed.”
Traffic Safety Campaign Puts Speeding Drivers on Notice
The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District has launched its summer campaign, “One Less Mosquito, One Less Worry” during National Mosquito Control Awareness Week to encourage residents to make mosquito control a part of their daily routine.
Vector Control Encourages Residents to Make Mosquitoes and Their Bites ‘One Less Worry’ This Summer
The movie “Babylon,” directed by an Oscar-winning director Damien Chazelle, is set to film near the Santa Clarita Valley in July, with the film’s casting in search of local residents to play extras.
Extras Needed for ‘Babylon’ Movie Filming Near SCV
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office has reported nine productions filming in the Santa Clarita Valley aka "Hollywood North" the week of Monday, June 21-27, 2021.
Filming This Week in SCV: ‘Noisy,’ ‘Star Trek Picard,’ ‘ACS Impeachment,’ 7 More Productions
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will discuss Tuesday a strategy to address workplace trauma in the L.A. County Fire Department.
Fire Station 81 Shooting Prompts County Review of Firefighter Trauma
A Los Angeles Superior Court judge Monday sentenced Matthew “James” Dorsey to 34.5 years in state prison for the stabbing murder of his estranged wife, Michelle Dorsey.
Estranged Husband Gets 34.5 Years for Michelle Dorsey’s Murder
1941 - Ernie Hickson buys out Trem Carr's interest in their Monogram movie ranch, renames it "Placeritos" (later called Melody). [story]
Ernie Hickson
2002 - "Legacy: Santa Clarita's Living History" series debuts on SCVTV with "Placerita Gold" episode [watch]
Legacy
1960 - SCV switches to Direct Dial, All-Number Calling [story]
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Starting this weekend, live comedy is coming back to the Santa Clarita Valley.
J.R.’s Comedy Club Returns to Bring Laughs Back to SCV
During the second day of testimony during the preliminary hearing for Noel Fisher, the Stevenson Ranch resident and Grammy-winning producer arrested on suspicion of 26 counts of sexual assault and/or rape, the second victim to testify alleged that he grabbed her arm and forced her face down into the cushion of a car seat.
Woman Testifies Stevenson Ranch Grammy Winner Raped Her on Hollywood Street
After a state-appointed committee shared a controversial plan to realign the justice system, which would place all of L.A. County’s juvenile offenders in two local camps, local legislators shared their views on their votes for the bills that made the plan possible.
Legislators Explain Votes Leading to Juvenile Inmate Plan